Peoples Bank News

Melanie Emmel Promotion
Jan
17

Melanie Emmel was promoted to Senior Vice President and serves as the Manager of Teller Operations for all of our branches. She has been with Peoples Bank for ten years. Emmel volunteers with Meals on Wheels and Homework Hall, a tutoring program at a local elementary school. She is married to Brian, and they have two children, Hope and Eric. “Melanie is an amazing ray of sunshine with her great attitude, wealth of knowledge, loyalty and dedication,” said Larry Allen, CEO and Chairman of Peoples Bank.

Congratulations Walt Hagood
Jan
17

Congratulations to Peoples Bank Board of Director, Walt Hagood, for being named State Director District 2 for Texas Farm Bureau. Hagood, of Wolfforth, is a cotton farmer and married to Glinda, a school teacher. They have two daughters and five grandkids. He has served on the board at Peoples Bank for 19 years.

Kelli Sehon Promotion
Jan
17

Kelli Sehon was promoted to Bank Secrecy Act Officer and is an Assistant Vice President. Sehon joined Peoples Bank in 2013 and has been in banking for 17 years. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, as well. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and spoiling her nieces and nephew.“Kelli is quick to lend a hand to anyone that asks and always has a great, positive attitude,” said Larry Allen, CEO and Chairman of Peoples Bank.

Lacie Walton Promotion
Jan
17

Peoples Bank Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Larry Allen, announced the promotion of Lacie Walton to Mortgage Department Manager. Walton has been with Peoples Bank for five years and has 25 years of experience in mortgage banking. She graduated from Frenship High School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Texas Tech University. Walton is very active with the West Texas Homebuilders Association and the Lubbock Board of Realtors. She also serves on the finance committee at Wolfforth United Methodist Church and volunteers with Lubbock Meals on Wheels and Homework Hall, a tutoring program that Peoples Bank participates in at Miller Elementary.Lacie is married to her college sweetheart, Mike Walton, and they have one daughter, Carley. In her spare time, she loves to travel, read books and she is an avid Red Raider fan!

Baraka Murimi Promotion
Jan
17

Baraka Murimi was promoted to Banking Officer and Internal Auditor. Murimi has been with Peoples Bank for 2 years. He earned his Accounting Degree with a specialization in Internal Audit from Louisiana State University. He volunteers with Camp Read a Lot and Homework Hall, two tutoring programs that Peoples Bank participates in at local elementary schools, Wright Elementary and Miller Elementary. Murimi and his wife, Brandy, have a son, Bradyn.“Baraka is a quick learner, has a very pleasant demeanor and attitude,” said Larry Allen, CEO and Chairman of Peoples Bank. “He strives to be the best in all he does,” Allen said.

Area Stock Shows
Jan
17

Good luck to all of the students participating in the area stock shows! Peoples Bank is a proud supporter of the area stock shows!

Shari Hanna Promotion
Jan
17

Shari Hanna was promoted to Banking Officer! She joined Peoples Bank in 2017 and serves as a Mortgage Closer. Hanna has been in the mortgage business for 17 years and enjoys volunteering with the Boy Scouts. Her and her husband, Alan, have been married for 18 years and they have one son, Jack. “Shari is very knowledgeable, works from early to late to get things done, has streamlined our closing process and is always smiling,” said Larry Allen, CEO and Chairman of People Bank.

Work Anniversary | 12.29.18
Jan
3

Congratulations to the following employees who are celebrating their work anniversaries with us this week. Renessa Knowles, Manager of the Mortgage Department, has been with us for 8 years. Lacie Walton, Mortgage Loan Officer, has been with us for 5 years. We're grateful to have them on our team!

Officer and Employee of the Year - 2018
Jan
3

Join us in congratulating the Employee and Officer of the Year at Peoples Bank! Kira Schulte, Teller at our Nazareth branch, is our Employee of the Year. Mark Woods, Information Security Officer and Human Resources, is our Officer of the Year! We are very grateful to have them both on our team!

Officer and Employee of the Quarter - Q4 2018
Jan
3

Join us in congratulating the Employee and Officer of the Quarter! Mikayla Scott, Teller at our 82nd Street branch in Lubbock, is our Employee of the Quarter. Raquel Britton, Customer Account Representative at our Post branch, is our Officer of the Quarter! We are very grateful to have them both on our team!